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It is the position of the University Police Department that among the violations of misconduct considered to be of an especially serious nature are those that represent a threat to the safety and health of  members of the University Community. These include but are not limited too, harassment, physical violence or threat of violence, non-consensual sexual contact, rape or any form of sexual violence.             

WKU Police Officer Employment


Position is OPEN until Filled



Application Instructions:

All applications and resumes must be submitted through HR's online electronic management system. Only those individuals who submit all required materials will be considered as eligible applicants. We invite you to submit a cover letter which describes your interest and fitness for this position. You will receive email notification confirming your application materials have been received. In addition to the application this position requires a Police Packet to be completed and filled out correctly and returned to the WKU Police Department.  You can print the packet out from your home computer by clicking on the links below or you can stop by the WKU Police Department anytime at your convenience to pick a police packet in person. Please remember that you must complete both the electronic applications and the Police officer packet ASAP before we can even accept you as an applicant. 

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                   Electronic Applications  This Application must be filled out in addition to filing out the Police Officers Packet.

Police Officer Applicant Packet (This Packet must be turned into the WKU Police Department)

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If you have any questions please call our dispatch center at 270-745-2548.

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